Backdoors, Back Channels and HTTP(S)

by Kurt Seifried

Guess what? Data that would normally be blocked by a firewall can typically be tunneled through HTTP(S)--and reach its destination with no trouble at all.

As a network or system administrator, you usually desire the ability to limit what goes into and comes out of your network. People achieve this through a variety of methods, the most common by far being firewalls. However, most

This article was originally published on Friday Feb 16th 2001
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